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pouring au jus from a ladle over a roast

How to Make Au Jus

Learn How to Make Au Jus to use with all of your favorite roast beef recipes and more! Ready in 5 minutes using 3 ingredients. Easy and delicious!
Course Sauce
Cuisine French
Keyword au jus beef, au jus gravy, au jus recipe, au jus recipes, au jus roast beef, au jus sauce, how to make au jus, sauce recipes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 cups (or so)
Calories 117kcal


  • Whisk or wooden spoon
  • Roasting pan or sauce pan


  • 1 cup Beef Broth or juices from roast beef
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 cup Red Wine
  • drippings from roast beef


  • Place the roasting pan from cooking roast beef (ex. boneless prime rib) on the stove-top over low heat after removing the roast from the pan. Alternatively, use another dish appropriate for cooking on the stove-top.
    Whisking au jus in a pan
  • Whisk 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce and 1 cup Red Wine into the dish, along with drippings from the beef. If using the roasting pan, scrape up any brown bits from the bottom of the pan.
    1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce, drippings from roast beef, 1 cup Red Wine
    Pouring stock into au jus pan
  • Add 1 cup Beef Broth or Juices from the roast beef and bring to a simmer.
    1 cup Beef Broth
    Au jus simmering in a pan
  • Serve hot with sliced roast beef. Enjoy!
    Au jus drizzling over slices of prime rib on a plate



  • Serve with prime rib, chuck roast, or as a side dipping sauce for dishes like a French Dip sandwich.
  • Check the post content for a guide on how to make French Dip sandwiches!
  • You can make au jus using more than just beef! Try making au jus with pan drippings from chicken and even turkey. Use chicken broth instead of beef broth and white wine instead of red wine. Leave out the Worcestershire sauce.


Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 534mg | Potassium: 285mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg